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Thames Barge race

Very enjoyable day on the Jacob Marley. Staff really nice and friendly. Beautiful day to be on the... read more

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Matt V
Fantastic afternoon cruise to see the 2018 Thames Barge Race

Once boarded on Jacob Marley which is a comfortable vessel and remembered her from Jersey as The... read more

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Jetstream Tours is the leading operator for sightseeing tours on the River Thames and Medway. From River Cruisers to adrenaline fuelled Jetboats, we have something for everyone. Discover hidden castles, forts, U-Boats and wrecks. What better way to...more
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| Rochester Pier, Rochester ME4 4HF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Very enjoyable day on the Jacob Marley. Staff really nice and friendly. Beautiful day to be on the boat.

Thank Matt V
Reviewed yesterday

We came from Essex got the ferry over from Tilbury and picked up the trip at Gravesend, not loads of parking so be early, but great connections. Fish and chips, fish was lovely however the chips were very greasy and no vinegar, salt or ketchup....More

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Reviewed yesterday

Once boarded on Jacob Marley which is a comfortable vessel and remembered her from Jersey as The Southern Bay Rose, we headed out into the Thames estuary, passing Canvey Island, towards just off Southend, to view the 2018 Thames Barge Race. En route we served...More

Thank geoffreyvickery
Reviewed yesterday

I went on the morning trip from Gravesend to watch the start of the annual Thames sailing barge match and follow them up as far as canvey Island. There was plenty of space on board, the staff were really friendly and helpful. Breakfast, tea and...More

Thank Graham R
Richard B, Owner at Jetstream Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Graham, Thankyou for your fantastic review. It was a pleasure to have you onboard for the race. We can now announce that next years race will take place on Saturday 22nd June 2019. We are now taking bookings for the day. Departure times are...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

A perfect day out. The sea was flat calm the sun was shinning On the way out we saw two porpoise and seals the towers were spectacular to see so closely

Thank Derek F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our day out, lovely boat trip very interesting. One very small criticism it would of been nice to purchase something to eat, we would definitely go on another but would take a packed lunch next time.

Thank sylvie6209
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I recently took the jet stream tour out to the red sand towers. The whole experience was both enjoyable and memorable. I was delighted to have the opportunity to capture so many pictures. My one small criticism would be that the you...More

Thank Emmzrob
Reviewed 6 days ago

The tide was low, so it was a bit of a walk down to the vessel. The staff, both on board and the pier staff were very helpful and attentive. The journey itself was punctuated by helpful comments from the skipper. Twice we slowed down...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice staff, great trip but the boat (Jacob Marley) is very uncomfortable. The seats are small, hard and not nearly comfortable enough for an 8 hour trip

Thank Nicky T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wanted to do something different for my birthday and this tour seemed to tick all the boxes. Apart from my initial trepidation at boarding the cruiser, I found walking down the ramp at low tide rather a challenge but that is just me! However this...More

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8 April 2017|
Response from Richard B | Property representative |
Yes we are dog friendly.
29 July 2016|
Response from CARLSBERGFAMILY | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park literally just past where Jetstream go from. Not sure of cost but nothing too outrageous. Some on street parking too but watch the time limits Have fun Richard will give you real blast.
12 April 2016|
Response from Richard B | Property representative |
Hi there, All our costs are on our website, They range from £10 to £45 per person, depending on which tour suits.